Rosemarie “Rosie” Mendoza, age 72, of East Chicago, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at home. Rosemarie is survived by her mother, Beatriz Mendoza; daughter, Angela (Sanjay) Anand; grandson, Reynaldo Anand; two sisters: Hortencia (Eugenio) Calderon and Maria Ojeda; brother, Ernesto (Chong) Mendoza; sister-in-law, Sally (late Reynaldo) Mendoza; nieces and nephews: Shaun Cavazos, Eugene Calderon, Marcos Ojeda, Elena Romero, Orlando Mendoza, Alonzo Mendoza, Celina Peres, Joseph Mendoza, and Alicia Mendoza. Preceded in death by her father, Reynaldo Mendoza; and brothers: Jose Mendoza, Eduardo Mendoza and Reynaldo Mendoza, Jr.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 8:30 am until 10:45 am at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, Indiana; Funeral Services will begin at 10:45 am Saturday, with Father Adam Wsul and Pastor Daniel Garza officiating, with Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana.
Rosa Maria was an angel on earth, full of genuine, unconditional love for others. She was an authentic women and the legacy of her open and down-to-earth spirit will live on. When you close your eyes to remember her, envision your sweetest, happiest, or brightest moment with Rosamarie. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com
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